Life happens and, whether you are a landlord or a tenant, certain situations may have you considering ending a lease early. But how does this work in Alberta? What are the rules? Generally speaking, a lease agreement is a legally binding contract. However, there are certain instances where leases can be ended early provided they…Read More Here!
With all of the changes that have happened in our country and province during the COVID-19 outbreak, various legislations and conditions have been passed to accommodate conducting legal business in the virtual realm. To give you an idea of what the current legislations are, here is a guideline of the legal proceedings you can accomplish…Read More Here!
Back in early 2020 when COVID-19 first plagued Alberta, many restrictions and measures were put into place to protect tenants during this time of uncertainty. If you are a tenant renting from a landlord, you may have some questions regarding your rights in relation to COVID-19. Heritage Law wants to clear up the confusion and…Read More Here!
While the offices here at Heritage Law are currently open during regular business hours, we have had to make many changes to the way we operate to ensure the health and safety of our staff and valuable clients. In fact, many industries have had to make significant changes as well. What hasn’t changed is our…Read More Here!
If you are planning to purchase real estate, you may be familiar with the fact that a lawyer is required in such a transaction. Whether it is your first or one of many– there still may be confusion about what a real estate lawyer does. Read on for Heritage Law’s general breakdown of the intricacies…Read More Here!
Lease agreements are a common legal document that is signed between a landlord and tenant, whether in a residential or business rental capacity. Like any contract, a lease agreement can be intimidating and confusing. However, these agreements are not designed to be contractual traps. They should be straightforward and concise when detailing the particulars of…Read More Here!
Owning anything in today’s economy, whether it be a house or a new t.v., is usually a pipe dream for those with poor credit, no credit or not enough funds. The concept of “rent to own” was created to aid those who could not make large purchases by presenting them the opportunity to rent with…Read More Here!
In Alberta, government standards require homebuyers and sellers to employ a lawyer to ensure the legal status of the land sale. Selling or buying a home? Contact or visit Heritage Law today! Our tips below will help prepare you for the process of the legal sale or purchase of real estate. TIP #1: Your chosen…Read More Here!
Even day to day living can result in property damage in your rental. Accidents happen – some big, some small. But when do you need to worry? Your landlord does have the legal right to charge (and even sue) you for property damage; however, depending on the size and severity of the damage you may…Read More Here!
The act of renting a property is familiar to most people: one party owns and maintains a property, while the other pays regularly for the freedom to live there. Still, it is not uncommon to see inexperienced landlords and tenants alike make mistakes or incorrect assumptions when it comes to their respective roles. Before entering…Read More Here!